Faculty

Our faculty is composed of 3 core members from the Department of Literature and approximately 45 affiliated members and lecturers. 

Students are encouraged to visit faculty during office hours or by appointment. Core faculty provide academic advising specific to the major or minor. Both core and affiliated faculty welcome questions about religion topics and may be asked to guide a research project or Honors in Religion project.

Click faculty names below for bios and contact information.

Core Faculty and Program Director

  • Babak Rahimi

    Associate Professor, Department of Literature
    Director, Program for the Study of Religion

  • Richard S. Cohen

    Associate Professor, Department of Literature
  • Dayna Kalleres

    Associate Professor, Department of Literature

Anthropology

Communication

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  • Matthew T. Herbst

    Associate Teaching Professor
    Director, Making of the Modern World Program

History

Jewish Studies

Literature

Philosophy

Sociology

Visual Arts

Lecturers